Scaffolding Association celebrates booming membership levels

Scaffolding Association celebrates booming membership levels

Scaffolding trade body, the Scaffolding Association has become the largest of its kind after hitting 500 member milestone. The Scaffolding Association is celebrating its booming membership numbers, with more than 500 companies now working together to help raise industry standards and expand work opportunities. It is one of the largest of its kind in the UK and was established to...

NASC hands over more than £50K in training fund payments

NASC pays out £50k in training fund

Members of the scaffolding trade body the NASC have received more than £50,000 from the NASC’s four training funds during 2020, it has been revealed. It’s been announced that NASC full members collectively claimed £25,500 in Continual Professional Development (CPD) funding – paying for 204 experienced operatives to complete the two-day refresher course – and £16,500 in CISRS Operatives Training...

Trade body secures fleet resources for members

NASC secures fleet resources for members

Full members of the NASC can now gain free access to a broad range of transport-related resources and discounts from Logistics UK.  Through the scaffolding trade body's Gold Affiliate Membership of Logistics UK, formerly known as the Freight Transport Association, NASC members will be able to pick and choose from 35 different services offered through the website.  These include discounted rates...

COVID prompts NASC to slash members fees

NASC pays out £50k in training fund

NASC has reduced its 2021 subscription fees for full members by 25 per cent. The UK scaffolding trade body is set to reduce the fees in recognition of the challenging commercial conditions brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic. The cost-saving will be open to NASC full contracting and full non-contracting members and operate on a sliding scale, calculated from each members’...

NASC AGM: TG20:21 Price Revealed

NASC’s eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding design software update and expansion of TG20:21 will go on sale from March, it has been confirmed.

The NASC has just unveiled the cost of its eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding design software, TG20:21. The new product, which updates and expands on TG20:13, the NASC’s innovative, user-friendly and widely-adopted software, will be available from March 2021 on an annual subscription basis.  Details were revealed by NASC President Lynn way at the NASC’s annual general meeting earlier today that was held...

Special guests including Harry Redknapp to feature at NASC’s virtual AGM

Special guests including Harry Redknapp to feature at NASC virtual AGM

Guest speakers and the former Premier League football manager Harry Redknapp is to feature at this year's NASC AGM. 'King of the Jungle' Harry Redknapp and Build UK Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol MBE will be delivering speeches at NASC's virtual Annual General Meeting next week. For the first time ever the AGM will be held virtually via Zoom due to the...

AIF submits official representation to HM Treasury

AIF calls on the Government to introduce enhanced reporting

The Access Industry Forum (AIF) has submitted an official representation to HM Treasury as part of the Comprehensive Spending Review. The submission calls on the Government to introduce enhanced reporting of falls from height without the additional financial or administrative burden for Government, HSE or industry through the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR). The AIF has...

NASC launch dedicated careers portal

NASC launch CAREERS website

UK scaffolding trade body the NASC has today launched a dedicated website at encouraging would-be employees of all ages and backgrounds to take up a position within the scaffolding industry. The Scaffolding Careers website features a number of detailed overviews of a variety of job roles within the industry, from labourer and scaffolding operative through to SHEQ manager and estimator....

Trade body President elected onto Build UK board

NASC President Lynn Way

The first-ever female NASC President has been appointed a Specialist Contractor Director of Build UK following an election process. The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) president Lynn Way, who is also the Financial Director and Company Secretary at Cornwall based Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding is set to help provide strategic direction for the leading construction industry body, Build UK. Speaking of...

Trade body pals up with tech firm to raise UK safety standards

Scaffolding Association partners with SafetyCulture iAuditor

The Scaffolding Association has joined forces with global technology company SafetyCulture enabling its member's free access to iAuditor, SafetyCulture's flagship workplace safety inspection app. The Scaffolding Association hopes the partnership will raise safety standards in the UK construction industry by enabling scaffolding businesses to carry out essential risk assessments regularly and thoroughly. SafetyCulture and the Scaffolding Association have digitised a list...

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